A Crohnie Celebration!

In honor of Crohn's Disease Awareness Month, we're excited to share a few special stories (and an Insta event!) that highlight the people who are working hard to smash stigmas, support their community, and educate the rest of us!

"I Had an Ostomy—and It Changed My Life"

Brian Greenberg
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For these people living with Crohn's disease, ostomy surgery made everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary possible.

12 Days of Crohnies

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Nikki Cagle

Follow us on Instagram starting December 3rd for 12 days of tips, inspo, and real-life advice.

Great Gifts for People With Crohn's

Is there someone on your nice list with Crohn’s disease? Here are 10 comforting gifts they will love to unwrap.

Opening the (Bathroom) Door on Crohn’s Disease

When Crohn’s disease advocate Linzy Ross clicked on Instagram’s “Ask Me Anything” feature from the toilet one day (because CD), she meant it. Now she answers those tough questions for other patient while redefining what it means to be young and chronic.

Best Crohn's Feeds to Follow on Insta

Looking to add some IBD inspo to your Insta feed? Follow this diverse group of Crohnies who are sharing the raw and real sides of living with a chronic illness.

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HealthCentral's team of editors based in New York City and Arlington, VA, collaborates with patient advocates, medical professionals, and health journalists worldwide to bring you medically vetted information and personal stories from people living with chronic conditions to help you navigate the best path forward with your health—no matter your starting point.